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Sacred and secular: How to research a blog post

Sacred and secular: How to research a blog post Creative commons image Credit: Gordon Giles under CC-BY-ND-2.5 licence New content
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 22 Jun 2015
Find out about the sacred and secular project and how to research law and religion cases for your blog posts on the subject. 

Order your free 'The Met' poster

Order your free 'The Met' poster Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Updated 02 Jun 2015
Order your free poster on the policing puzzle to accompany the BBC/OU series The Met.

The illicit world of Indian dance

The illicit world of Indian dance Copyrighted image Credit: Vonora | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Apr 2015
Although Bollywood has brought social change, the history of dancers in India is a story of shaming. Anna Morcom visited Thinking Allowed to...

Mass surveillance just doesn’t work

Mass surveillance just doesn’t work Copyrighted image Credit: Flynt | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Dec 2014
Are the government's plans (or hopes) to collect information on everyone and everything infeasible? 

Is Bitcoin legal?

Is Bitcoin legal? Creative commons image Credit: Duncan Rawlinson under CC BY-NC 2.0 licence
Updated 27 Oct 2014
Most of the world’s largest economies allow Bitcoin transfers without restriction but others have outlawed the currency.

Sacred and secular

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Sacred and secular Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 04 Sep 2014
Leaders in the fields of religion, law and business discuss the complications when the three align.

Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey

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Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
Is religious doctrine still a given when it comes to rights and ethics? This video investigates that question.

Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
This video explores the corporate social responsibilities of business versus ethical beliefs.

Sacred and secular: Brian Grim

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Sacred and secular: Brian Grim Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
How stronger economy and greater innovation occurs when companies consider all religious groups.

Sacred and secular: Cole Durham

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Sacred and secular: Cole Durham Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
Broader autonomy is needed in religious organisations, argues the director of International Center for Law and Religion Studies.

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Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

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Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject from a UK university or recognised overseas university, you can...

Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Certificate of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
Duration 1200 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Duration 3600 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Diploma of Higher Education Open

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Diploma of Higher Education Open Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 2400 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a range of other qualifications, including Certificates and Diplomas...

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move. If you want to practise law professionally, a law degree is a...

BA (Honours) Business Studies

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BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Credit: iStock
Duration 3600 hours Updated 02 Jul 2015
How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s involved in essential business functions such as marketing, accounting...

Exploring the boundaries of international law

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Exploring the boundaries of international law Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker
Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 03 Jul 2015 Register by 22 Apr 2016
This course examines the complexities of twenty-first century international law by exploring the evolving role and function of international law in...

Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility

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Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 03 Jul 2015 Register by 23 Oct 2015
This course examines the nature of corporate commitment to principles of corporate social responsibility in different contexts and its inter...

Continuing professional development in practice

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Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 03 Jul 2015 Register by 23 Oct 2015
This module allows you to accredit 150 hours prior learning through auditing and assessing the impact of your continuing professional development ...

Law: ownership and trusteeship: rights and responsibilities

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Law: ownership and trusteeship: rights and responsibilities Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 03 Jul 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This course examines the Foundations of Legal Knowledge in land law, and equity and trusts, looking at a variety of issues concerning ownership and...